Alton F. “Buddy” Mitchell, 77

Alton F. “Buddy” Mitchell, 77, of Youngsville, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Franklin County, the son of the late Lessie Jackson Mitchell and Homer Addison Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell was a farmer, a long distance truck driver and the owner and operator of...

Marie Greenly “Ree” Smyser, 57

Marie Greenly “Ree” Smyser, 57, of Louisburg, died Sunday, May 19, 2013 at Franklin Regional Hospital. She was born in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of the late Sudie Alice Young. She was preceded in death by a son, Joshua “Josh” Winston and by a brother, Chuck Greenly Funeral...

Charlie “Danks” Solomon, 72

Charlie “Danks” Solomon, 72, of Henderson passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Solomon is survived by his sisters, Elizabeth Williams of Henderson, Stella Carroll and Bosa Williams of Norlina and Carrine Mitchell of Washington; brothers, George Solomon and Hames Solomon of...

Ernest Alston, 66

Ernest Alston, 66, of Centerville passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013. Alston is survived by his sisters, Vernice Edmondson of Kenly and Dorothy Edmondson of Cambria Heights, NY; brothers, Henry L. Alston of Littleton and Danny B. Alston of Middlesex. Funeral services will be held...